The Vanderbilt Hernia Center, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery Vanderbilt University Medical Center 1161 21st Avenue South Nashville, TN.
Commentary on “Surveillance of surgical meshes in ventral hernias and unpredictability of their history”
B.K.P. has received research support from Bard-Davol; he receives salary from the Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative (AHSQC) as the AHSQC Director for Quality and Outcomes. The AHSQC is funded by the AHSQC Foundation which receives support from Intuitive Surgical, Bard-Davol, Allergan, Medtronic, W.L. Gore, and Cook Medical.
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